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Suspects sought in Pa. store robbery

September 13, 1998

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Someone stole money from a store in Quincy Township, Pa., and tried to steal money from another store in Greene Township, Pa., on Sunday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

According to police, a man entered Henicle's Market on Lincoln Way East at about 1:25 p.m. and tried to reach into an open cash drawer after making a small purchase.

Unable to remove the money, the man ran out the store heading west, police said.

About a half-hour later, the same man stole cash from the Blue Chip store at 8188 Anthony Highway, police said.

The man made a small purchase and left, police said. When he returned, he made another purchase and then reached into the open cash drawer and removed the money, police said.

After taking the money, the man ran out, heading north, and then met another man who drove him away in a greenish blue coupe, police said.

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The thief is described as a white man, 18 to 20 years old. He stands between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches and weighs between 130 and 140 pounds, according to police. He has short, dirty blond hair, was clean-shaven and wore a maroon T-shirt and tan or black baggy pants.

The driver of the getaway car was described as a white man, about 20 years old. He stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He had a crew cut, dark hair and was wearing gray, baggy pants.

The car was possibly a Ford Aspire, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident can call the Pennsylvania State Police at 1-717-264-5161.

- Brendan Kirby

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